This is a new edition of a classic textbook of oral pathology and oral medicine for dental students and candidates for postgraduate dentistry exams. Illustrated in colour throughout, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to the pathology of oral disease, its clinical manifestations and the principles of management. A final section deals with the medically compromised patient. *Comprehensive coverage of both oral pathology and oral medicine in a single paperback volume *Ideal for both undergraduate and post-graduate dentistry exams *Lucid writing style provides easy access to essential information *Illustrated in high quality throughout, with over 80 new full colour images *Ample use of flow charts guide the student thorough the process of differential diagnosis for a range of conditions *Classic text explaining the dental relevance of a range of systemic diseases *Updated chapters on cancer and premalignancy, including new information on disease management. *New section on healing of the normal tooth socket, and pathology of osseointegration and sinusitis. *Includes discussion of controversial issues such as prophylaxis for infective endocarditis. *Addition of new WHO disease classifications – such as premalignancy. *New section on the relationship between the pathology of caries and its treatment. *Usability of diagnostic flow charts improved by addition of icons to the relevant sections of text referring the reader to the flow chart. *Many sections improved and updated, including cleft lip and palate, maxillary sinusitis and lichenoid reactions to amalgam restorations. *New section on implants, implant related lesions and osseointegration.